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Data Modeling for MongoDB by Steve Hoberman

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Chapter 2 The Power of NoSQL and MongoDB

This chapter explains NoSQL along with a comparison to traditional relational databases. We briefly discuss the four main types of NoSQL databases: document, key-value, column-oriented, and graph. Then we cover what makes MongoDB unique followed by how to install MongoDB on your computer.

NoSQL vs. the Traditional Relational Database

NoSQL is a name for the category of databases built on non-relational technology. NoSQL is not a good name for what it represents as it is less about how to query the database (which is where SQL comes in) and more about how the data is stored (which is where ...

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